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Sewing the Lining into the Cambie Dress

Today, I’ll demonstrate how to sew the lining into the Cambie Dress. This part of the sewing instructions makes a lot more sense when you’re actually doing it yourself. The next best thing? Watching someone else do it first! So I’ll do it and show you how it’s done, with plenty of pictures and explanations. […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #9: Front Plackets, Front Zipper

Hey, everyone! Happy Tuesday! I am pleased to report that I’m feeling well enough to sew again. Isn’t that the worst, feeling too sick to sew? When it hurts to concentrate and focus your eyes on those tiny little stitches? Well, I feel much better now! Thanks for your patience and well wishes! I think […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #6: The Secret Hood Zipper

I know, technically the zipper isn’t a secret. You all know it’s there! Nor is it a secret that there’s a hood in our collars, it’ll be a soft roll around your neck. Secret or not, it’s a very cool feature on this jacket. Today we’ll insert the zipper into the collar, so we can […]

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Louise’s Minoru Jacket

While we’re talking about Minoru Jackets and preparing for the Sew-Along, I thought I’d point out more finished Minoru Jackets around the blog world! If you haven’t picked a fabric yet, maybe this bold print that Louise used will get you inspired. It’s wild and loud and I love it! It makes a statement for […]

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Valerie’s Minoru Jacket

More and more Minoru Jackets are starting to appear! I’ve seen a few more pattern tester’s versions, and there are even people who’ve already made up the pattern since it was released. So exciting! I love sharing them with you guys. You never know which version is going to be the one that inspires you […]

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